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The latest volume in the acclaimed Heiresses of Russ series features stories that are anything but invisible: the women in these tales are not hiding and are not easily overlooked but rather are choosing the harder path, the more dangerous route, whether that leads to love or loss or adventure. Included in these pages are stories that have won a World Fantasy Award, a Tipt ...more
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Published November 20th 2016 by Lethe Press (first published November 15th 2016)
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angie
Jul 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I am not crazy about this particular collection of Heiresses of Russ, but there are two stories I did find to be of particular interest and to be really, really, really good (spectacular, actually!!) still making the buy completely unregrettable: "Love in the Time of the Markov Processes" by Megan Arkenberg and "The Tip of the Tongue" by Felicia Davin.

For both stories, I feel like using "wow" is way too inadequate. The great thing about anthologies is that there is almost always something for e
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I am generally not one for anthologies. In most anthologies, half of the stories are great, a quarter are fine, and the last quarter are not to my taste at all. In this anthology, however, Dellamonica and Berman picked all winners in my eyes. I bought the book simply to read/own Tasmyn Muir's "The Deepwater Bride," which was well worth the book's price alone. I then went back and read all the other stories and loved them. A few had seemingly unfinished endings, which I find common in short stori ...more
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